TAYLOR, Texas - The CIty of Taylor will be closing all of their parks, trails, and open spaces during Easter weekend. The closure goes into effect at sunset, Thursday, April 9 and goes through sunrise, Monday, April 13.
The city says the closures will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
This closure includes all city parks, trails, and green spaces -- which includes the skate park, pavilions, playscapes, volleyball/basketball/tennis court areas, and restrooms, as well as hike and bike trails, open spaces, and running track.
Signage, gate closure and regular patrols will remind the community of the park closures, according to a press release from the City of Taylor.
According to the press release, PARD historically sees an increase in visitors during the Easter holiday. However, crowding in parks makes it challenging for visitors to comply with the physical distancing requirements issued with the Stay Home-Work Safe Order.
The skate park, pavilions, playscapes, volleyball/basketball/tennis court areas, and restrooms will remain closed until further notice, the hike and bike trails, park open spaces, and running track will reopen at sunrise, Monday, April 13.
The City of Taylor continues to monitor this ongoing and fluid situation closely with the Williamson County and WCCHD, according to the press release. For more information from the City of Taylor, click here.
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